Manager, Rational Security Marketing
Patrick Vandenberg, Manager of IBM Rational Security Marketing is responsible for the strategic marketing and execution of the Rational AppScan portfolio. Patrick came to IBM through the acquisition of Watchfire in 2007 and brings 17 years experience in product management, product marketing, software development and sales, and most notably 12 years in the security industry.
Managing Consultant, Cigital
T. Ben Mayrides is a Managing Consultant at Cigital, Inc. Cigital is the leading global consulting firm specializing in all aspects of software and application security, quality and architecture, from strategic enterprise programs to extremely detailed technical services and applied research. Prior to joining Cigital, Ben was Technical Director of Information Technology Security at AOL, a global Web services company whose business spans online content, products, and services offered to consumers, publishers, and advertisers. As head of the Information Security Program, Ben was responsible for defining companywide policies for information security and implementing solutions to safeguard AOL’s information assets and global online consumer experience. He has been instrumental in building enterprise programs for risk analysis and advisory services, emerging online threat research and intelligence, information security incident management, and delivery of online consumer and infrastructure safeguards.